Lifetime Brands Acquires Empire Silver

Lifetime BrandsGARDEN CITY, N.Y.- Lifetime Brands has purchased the business and assets of Empire Silver Company.

Empire Silver, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based, privately held company founded in 1941, offers sterling and pewter gift products manufactured in the United States. Lifetime Brands will continue to manufacture and market Empire Silver’s products under its Wallace Silver division.

Scott Bial, president of Lifetime Brand’s luxury dinnerware and Wallace Silver divisions, said “Our company business model was founded on creating high-quality, American-made, sterling silver products. Empire Silver is one of the most desired brands in sterling silver and pewter giftware, and is truly a perfect complement to our business. We are excited to add Empire Silver to our family of brands and look forward to further developing our metal giftware business.”